Removes a SQL Server login. This prevents access to an instance of SQL Server under that login name.
This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use DROP LOGIN instead.
|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version).|
sp_droplogin [ @loginame = ] 'login'
[ @loginame = ] 'login'
Is the login to be removed. login is sysname, with no default. login must already exist in SQL Server .
Return Code Values
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
sp_droplogin calls DROP LOGIN.
sp_droplogin cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.
Requires ALTER ANY LOGIN permission on the server.
The following example uses
DROP LOGIN to remove the login
Victoria from an instance of SQL Server . This is the preferred method.
DROP LOGIN Victoria; GO